The trial began on June 9th and during the last hearing held in early September, was audited by Judge Giuliano Mignini (above picture). The magistrate confirmed the charges of Knox stating that the interrogation was totally free from any psychological pressure.
It is being reported in Italian news on September 21, 2015 that Amanda Knox now faces more prison time for slandering the Italian police. Amanda Knox was acquitted of murdering Merdith Kercher earlier this year, under what the Italian Supreme court described as a “strong suspicion” of culpability in their recently released reasoning report. Knox’s criminal conviction for slandering her former boss was confirmed by the ISC leaving Knox a convicted felon. Now Knox stands to be convicted of more calumny charges resulting from her statements against police detectives in court.
It is being reported on September 21, 2015 that the trial for two 12-year-olds who are charged with stabbing a friend 19 times has been delayed. The two young girls were tried as adults but their lawyers want to move the trial to the juvenile courts. The trial was scheduled to begin on October 15th but is now delayed pending a decision by the appeals court on whether they can be moved to juvenile court.